A recent wrongful death lawsuit filed against the NCAA alleging a former linebacker at San Diego State University who went on to play for San Diego Chargers died as a result of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a type of trauma suffered in contact sports, could have implications that go beyond the NCAA, an attorney with an NFL player representation agency said.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The top lawyers of 15 states are again asking a federal judge to reject the legal strategy used by public officials and the private attorneys with whom they’ve teamed to sue the energy industry over alleged effects of climate change.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit lets ruling stand that bars felon coaches from NCAA events
A federal judge panel has sided with the NCAA in a legal dispute where an African-American youth basketball coach charged that the NCAA's policy of banning convicted felons from coaching in its sanctioned events is discriminatory.
SAN JOSE -- A federal judge has dismissed lawsuits in which the cities of San Jose, Oakland and Berkeley sought to force Monsanto to help pay for reducing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) contamination in the San Francisco Bay.
SACRAMENTO - In a move that has some legal observers scratching — if not shaking — their heads, the California state legislature pushed through in September two measures aimed at giving the cities of Berkeley, Oakland and San Jose standing to refile PCB waterway contamination public nuisance claims against Monsanto.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Attorneys for a U.S. gymnast who medaled at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games recently filed suit, alleging that a team physician sexually assaulted and molested plaintiff Jane J.D. Doe.
SANTA ANA — A patient has filed suit against the manufacturer of a heart implantation device, alleging it was defective and damaged her heart, her kidney and caused other medical issues.
SACRAMENTO – A California man is suing a medical company alleging that it knowingly manufactured and distributed defective products that may cause injuries to others.
SAN FRANCISCO – A pharmaceutical company is suing multiple individuals over allegations that they are using its name to sell counterfeit products.
SAN FRANCISCO — A widow is suing JPMorgan Chase Bank for breach of contract over their alleged refusal to communicate with her on her mortgage after her husband died resulting in her mortgage debt going up.